Environmental Planning Books

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    M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    This comprehensive, how-to manual and guide demonstrates how to produce a long term Integrated Resource Plan for a water utility. It helps water resources planners develop and implement a comprehensive work plan that responds to technical and institutional questions that must be addressed before deciding how to develop new water supplies.The third ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Standards on environmental acoustics address community noise, acoustical materials and systems, mechanical and electrical system noise, open plan spaces, sound absorption, and ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Standards on environmental acoustics address community noise, acoustical materials and systems, mechanical and electrical system noise, open plan spaces, sound absorption, and ...

  • Bayesian Likelihood Methods in Ecology and Biology

    Through an integrated and comparative approach, Bayesian Likelihood Methods in Ecology and Biology provides a clear guide to the development, application, and interpretation of Bayesian statistical methods to real-world scientific problems in ecology and biology. The book presents an overview of likelihood-based statistical models and offers a ...

  • ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building: 4th Edition

    151 ASTM specifications, test methods, and practices address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to building, including sustainable design, construction, and operation of buildings. This edition includes all of the ASTM standards referenced by the: • Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January ...

  • Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation

    Focusing on operational practicality, Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation serves as a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art performance maintenance, prevention, and rehabilitation. This book addresses design features to maximize sustainability and cost-effectiveness issues in planning. It covers directional, ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Standards on environmental acoustics address community noise, acoustical materials and systems, mechanical and electrical system noise, open plan spaces, sound absorption, and ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Standards on environmental acoustics address community noise, acoustical materials and systems, mechanical and electrical system noise, open plan spaces, sound absorption, and ...

  • Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R

    Based on two courses taught by the author at Duke University, this textbook provides an introduction to statistical modeling and data analysis for environmental and ecological problems. The author emphasizes practical problem solving through real examples and uses the R software throughout to show how the methods can be implemented. There are ...

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    Life Cycle Assessment apllications: results from COST action 530

    Life Cycle Inventories particulary adressed here, involve data collection and modelling of the product system and verification of the data. COST Action 530 addressed the broad scope of problems related to inventories and databases, both in terms of different manufacturing processes as well as in the horizontal dimensions: All those problems have ...

  • Good to Green: Managing Business Risks and Opportunities in the Age of Environmental Awareness

    The business world is undergoing dramatic change. Driven by tough new legislation, expanded market-based initiatives, a new President in the White House and a sharp increase in consumer awareness around environmental issues, businesses need to adapt: Period. Smart businesses understand that their competitive advantage lies at the cutting edge of ...

  • Nature-Friendly Land Use Practices at Multiple Scales

    Development due to urbanization is the most significant threat to U.S. wildlife conservation. According to estimates, the nation will need approximately two million new housing units a year to meet the demands of the next 100 million U.S. residents. However, there are significant opportunities to influence the pattern and extent of development in ...

  • The Evolution of Water Resource Planning and Decision Making

    This broad review of the development of US water resource policy analysis and practice offers perspectives from several disciplines: law, economics, engineering, ecology and political science. While the historical context provided goes back to the early 19th century, the book concentrates on the past 60 years and features a discussion of the ...

  • Land Reform 2009/1. Land settlement and cooperatives - Réforme Agraire 2009/1. Colonisation et coopératives agricoles - Reforma Agraria 2009/1. Coloni

    Land Reform. Réforme agraire. Reforma agrariaThe articles in this issue deal with state and public sector land management, and consist of case studies from various geographical settings. - Les articles de ce numéro traitent de la gestion des terres domaniales et publiques, et presentent des études de cas provenant de divers contextes ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Also included are tests, practices, and guides that call out procedures for the measurement of insulation properties as well as installation. Standards on environmental ...

  • Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics

    Volume 04.06 features specifications that establish the property requirements for various types of insulation, including blanket, block, board, loose fill, cement, and pipe. Also included are tests, practices, and guides that call out procedures for the measurement of insulation properties as well as installation. Standards on environmental ...

  • NEPA and Environmental Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Approaches for Practitioners

    “… the most comprehensive book on NEPA and impact assessment to date….provides practical guidance for navigating the complexities of NEPA, environmental planning, readers are provided with a single guide describing modern tools, techniques, and approaches for streamlining project implementation.” Dr. Lynton K. Caldwell, “The Father of NEPA” ...

  • Ecological Economics of the Oceans and Coasts

    timely book offers a fresh view on how oceans and coasts are, and should be, managed. The urgency of this issue is increasingly being recognized, as critical limits to the economic exploitation of our oceans and coasts are reached. The authors argue that ecological economics is in a unique position to address this problem given its particular ...

  • Opportunities to mainstream land consolidation in rural development programmes of the European Union (En)

    Series: FAO Land Tenure Policy SeriesLand consolidation can be an important tool for increasing agricultural competitiveness and improving rural conditions. This publication addresses the policy implications of using new instruments introduced by the European Union (EU) to support land consolidation, in EU Members and neighbouring countries. It ...

  • Land and decentralisation in Senegal

    Land and decentralisation policies in Senegal have been closely linked since the country became independent in 1960. Public lands are currently managed by the local governments of municipalities and rural communities, with the latter responsible for the land and natural resources in unprotected parts of their territory, and the former empowered to ...

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